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In this section of Heifer International's Online Press Room, you will find news releases about Heifer's projects and programs. Releases are listed chronologically and archived by year.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – With the average taxpayer getting a refund of slightly more than $2,300 this year, according to USA Today, the question is: What to do with all that money? Before splurging and spending it on something you could probably do without, remember that your refund could do the world some good.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Looking for a meaningful way to celebrate milestone events such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or graduations? Then consider making a difference in the world by creating a gift registry through Heifer International, a global hunger-fighting organization that provides training and gifts of livestock to struggling families in over 50 countries, including the United States.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International today announced two new employees— Matthew De Galan and Jason Miles—who will lead development (fundraising) efforts for the global hunger and poverty organization, specifically to help diversify the organization’s donor base.
Tropical Storm Agatha opened the 2010 hurricane season early, slashing the Central American countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, killing nearly 200 people and displacing thousands in the three countries.
On April 10, 2010, 60 project participants from four self-help groups (SHGs) celebrated a Passing on the Gift (POG) at a school in Proyuth village, Pauk commune, Pauk district, Siem Reap province, Cambodia.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Want a gift that will really impress your Valentine this year? Show him or her how big your heart really is by giving a gift from Heifer—a cow, a goat, a flock of chicks or trees.
NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – Manchester College and Heifer International are establishing a permanent display at the College to honor Dan West, a distinguished Manchester alumnus who in 1944 founded the global nonprofit’s forerunner, Heifers for Relief Committee.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 19 2010) – Do you like to make videos? Do you want to make a difference, to help change the world? If the answer is yes then you should visit www.heifer.org/contest.
Heifer International President Jo Luck today was named co-recipient of The World Food Prize—only the third woman to be so honored—for her work through Heifer to ensure availability and sustainability of food to people in need around the world.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Considering a gift of some marshmallow or chocolate bunnies, or brightly colored eggs for Easter? How about a trio of real bunnies that provides nutrition and income or a flock of chicks that produces real eggs—a gift from Heifer International—to help a family in need pull itself up out of poverty and hunger?